Four Heels Named 2nd Team All-ACC

The Associated Press All-ACC football team was announced Monday afternoon and four Tar Heels earned 2nd Team honors.

The 2007 Associated Press All-ACC football team
as voted on by 73 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.

NOTE: A first-team vote was worth two points and second team vote one. An asterisk denotes unanimous selection.

OFFENSE
FIRST TEAM
QB-Matt Ryan, Boston College (143)
RB-Tashard Choice, Georgia Tech (143)
RB-James Davis, Clemson (131)
WR-Aaron Kelly, Clemson (128)
WR-Kenneth Moore, Wake Forest (117)
TE-Ryan Purvis, Boston College (109)
OT-Barry Richardson, Clemson (120)
OT-Andrew Gardner, Georgia Tech (85)
OG-Branden Albert, Virginia (105)
OG-Chris McDuffie, Clemson (100)
C-Steve Justice, Wake Forest (122)

SECOND TEAM
QB-Cullen Harper, Clemson (70)
RB-Andre Callender, Boston College (72)
RB-Josh Adams, Wake Forest (51)
WR-Hakeem Nicks, North Carolina (75)
WR-Eron Riley, Duke (38)
TE-Tom Santi, Virginia (60)
OT-Duane Brown, Virginia Tech (79)
OT-Gosder Cherilus, Boston College (64)
OG-Andrew Crummey, Maryland (86)
OG-Rodney Hudson, Florida State and Derrick Morse, Miami (51)
C-Kevin Tuminello, Georgia Tech (65)

DEFENSE
FIRST TEAM
DE-Chris Long, Virginia, Sr. (146)*
DE-Chris Ellis, Virginia Tech (70)
DT-Vance Walker, Georgia Tech (93)
DT-Dre Moore, Maryland (51)
LB-Erin Henderson, Maryland (111)
LB-Xavier Adibi, Virginia Tech (104)
LB-Geno Hayes, Florida State (69)
CB-Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest (127)
CB-Victor Harris, Virginia Tech (81)
S-Jamie Silva, Boston College (130)
S-Kenny Phillips, Miami (85)

SECOND TEAM
DE-Hilee Taylor, North Carolina (66)
DE-Darrell Robertson, Georgia Tech (36)
DT-Barry Booker, Virginia Tech (50)
DT-Kentwan Balmer, North Carolina (42)
LB-Durell Mapp, North Carolina (64)
LB-Aaron Curry, Wake Forest (54)
LB-Jo-Lonn Dunbar, Boston College, and Phillip Weaver, Georgia Tech (48)
CB-DeJuan Tribble, Boston College (77)
CB-Brandon Flowers, Virginia Tech (73)
S-Michael Hamlin, Clemson (49)
S-DaJuan Morgan, N.C. State (48)

SPECIAL TEAMS
FIRST TEAM
K-Travis Bell, Georgia Tech (64)
P-Durant Brooks, Georgia Tech (126)
KR-PR-Eddie Royal, Virginia Tech (74)

SECOND TEAM
K-Gary Cismesia, Florida State (40)
P-Ryan Weigand, Virginia (32)
KR-PR-Darrell Blackman, N.C. State (44)

HONORABLE MENTION
OFFENSE: Keon Lattimore, RB, Maryland, (25); Brandon Robinson, WR, Boston College, (30); Eugene Monroe, OT, Virginia, (46); Kalani Heppe, OG, N.C. State, (21).

DEFENSE: Phillip Merling, DE, Clemson, (32); Calais Campbell, DE, Miami, (29); Alex Albright, DE, Boston College, (22); Ron Brace, DT, Boston College, (39); DeMario Pressley, DT, N.C. State, (38); Carlton Powell, DT, Virginia Tech, (25); Dorell Scott, DT, Clemson, (25); Vince Hall, LB, Virginia Tech, (38); Patrick Robinson, CB, Florida State, (47); Chip Vaughn, S, Wake Forest, (45); Jamal Lewis, S, Georgia Tech, (25); D.J. Parker, S, Virginia Tech, (23).

SPECIAL TEAMS: Connor Barth, K, North Carolina, (35); Sam Swank, K, Wake Forest, (29); Graham Gano, P, Florida State, (24); Kevin Marion, KR-PR, Wake Forest, (32); C.J. Spiller, KR-PR, Clemson, (27); Brandon Tate, KR-PR, North Carolina, (25).


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